RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA –Blue California, an ingredient manufacturer in Southern California, is pleased to announce a scientific seminar at Health Ingredients Japan 2005 to be presented at the Big Sight Exhibition Center, Tokyo, Japan on Thursday, October 6th from 11:10 am to 12:30 pm in the West Hall 2F, Room E. blue California is exhibiting at the show, booth # H-B 513 -515.
Professor John Landrum, Ph.D. of Florida International University will discuss the latest scientific developments regarding carotenoids found in the human eye and their involvement in protecting the retina from age-related macular degeneration. Alejandro Ornelas, of Biolut SA de CV, will follow with a general review of the market and the development of Biolut as the most purified form of lutein in the market.
Cecilia McCollum, Blue California’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, is confident this seminar will be as well-attended as their previous scientific seminar on lutein presented at SupplyExpo 2005 in Anaheim. She explained, “Blue California has been focusing on highly purified botanical extracts that are science-based, safe and efficacious so we will continue to support our industry with scientific presentations of this caliber.” Added McCollum, “We are very pleased to have Dr. Landrum, a noted scientist, whose research has been devoted to understanding the function of the macular pigment and the possible effect of lutein and zeaxanthin in the prevention of AMD participate in our seminar.”
Blue California is an ISO-9000-certified manufacturer of Kosher-certified standardized botanical extracts and other specialty ingredients. Blue California uses raw materials from around the world to produce high quality ingredients for the dietary supplement and functional foods industries.
In addition, Blue California offers also contract-manufacturing services such as blending, granulation, chilsonation and milling.
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